Stan Meresman is a professional Independent Director, Audit Committee Chair, advisor & mentor. He advises CEOs & CFOs on preparing to become a public reporting company, IPO process, operating as a public company, and scaling the growth of the company. He is a "financial expert” as defined by the SEC rules. Currently a Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee of public companies Cloudflare (NET), Medallia (MDLA), Snap (SNAP), Guardant Health (GH) and private companyDoordash. Formerly a Board Member and Chair of Audit Committee at LinkedIn (LNKD), and Palo Alto Networks (PANW); and Zynga (ZNGA).
Stan was a past CFO for ten years of two NYSE-listed companies: Silicon Graphics (SGI) where revenue grew to $4 billion, and Cypress Semiconductor (CY) which he took public. As a board member and Chair of the Audit Committee, he has had board oversight responsibility for taking eight companies public (Cloudflare, Medallia, Guardant Health, Snap, LinkedIn, Zynga, Riverbed Technology, Polycom).
Stan had been General Partner and COO of Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV), a venture capital firm focused on late-stage growth technology companies.
Stan received his MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business; and B.S. in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley.